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Encyclopedia > Tenuis consonant

A tenuis consonant is one which is unvoiced and unaspirated. That is, it has a voice onset time close to zero. In phonetics, a voiceless consonant is a consonant that doesnt have voicing. ... See: Aspiration (phonetics) Aspiration (medicine) Aspiration (long-term hope) - see for example, Robert Goddards response to the ridicule by the New York Times, 1920: Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace. ...


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Ejective consonant - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (600 words)
Ejective consonants are a class of consonants which may contrast with aspirated or tenuis consonants in a language.
Ejectives are voiceless consonants that are pronounced with simultaneous closure of the glottis.
The vast majority of ejective consonants noted in the world's languages consists of plosives or affricates, and all ejective consonants are obstruents.
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